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Registration & Networking Breakfast


Early Bird Raffle Draw


Digital Trust - CISO’s Route to Digital Transformation

Kayıhan Altınöz
Head of Information Security, ING Bank
Selda Aydoğmuşoğlu
Information Security Manager, Migros
Yaşar Sarcan
CISO, Borusan Holding
Müge Şanoğlu
Regional Information Security Officer, BSH
Mehmet Karabıyık
Head of IT Security & Risk, ICBC Turkey
Mert Çakar
CISO, TurkishBank

Business Security: Risk & Resilience

Mark Child
Research Manager, Software, Central & Eastern Europe, IDC CEMA

Rebalancing the Golden Triangle

Bülent Okta
Technology Solution & Services Director, KoçSistem

Addressing Cyber Security Through Digital Transformation

Özgür Kara
Cyber Security Country Sales Manager, Cisco

While rushing for digital transformation, it is possible to ignore deploying cyber security as a core component of the fabric. This presentation focuses on best practices with real world examples on how to conduct transformation without compromising visibility, segmentation and threat protection which are the key components of a secure digital network architecture.


Using Intelligence to Build a Resilient Organization

Fatma Hacıoğlu Doğar
Cyber Security Services Director, Netaş

Networking Break & 1-2-1 Meetings


Morning Sessions (Parallel Sessions)

Managed Security

10:15 - 10:30

The Cost of Being Risk-Averse

10:30 - 10:40

The Age of Disappearing Boundaries

Savaş Ergen
Infrastructure & Operations Director, CK Enerji
Özben Miçooğulları
Regional Sales Director, TR & ME, Picus Security
10:40 - 10:50

New Base of Cyber Security

Zeynep Erkmen
General Manager, Netsmart
Serdar Yokuş
General Manager, Biznet Bilişim
10:50 - 11:00

Managed Security: From SIEM to SOC

Murat Hüseyin Candan
General Manager, Barikat
11:00 - 11:10

How Cloud Helps Customers Defend Against Today’s Top Security Threats

Pınar Uğurlu Kirazcı
Cloud Customer Engineer, Google Cloud
11:10 - 11:20

The New Border: Identity

İbrahim Güler
Senior IT Security Consultant, Inforte
11:20 - 11:30

The Importance of Threat Intelligence in Information Security

11:30 - 11:40

Network Evolution: The Secure Automated Cloud

Artun Kocaman
Senior Systems Engineer, Juniper Networks
11:40 - 11:50

Three Reasons to Consider Managed Security Services

11:50 - 12:40

How to Combat against Modern Security Challenges

Tuğba Öztürk
Information Security Manager, Boyner Grup
Cihan Yüceer
Manager, Cyber Defense Center, Turkcell
Emrah Bayarçelik
Group Manager, IT Infrastructure & Security, IGA
Gamze Yurttutan
Principal, MasterCard
Gökhan Bozdoğan
Technology Security Operations Manager, Vodafone
İbrahim Aslanbakan
Manager, Network & Cyber Security, ASAŞ

Business Risk & Resilience

10:15 - 10:30

Crossbar is Going Up Rapidly

Gülden Yüncüoğlu
10:30 - 10:40

Rethinking Data Security - Risk Adaptive Protection

Özgür Danışman
Head of Sales Engineering, Emerging Markets, Forcepoint
10:40 - 10:50

Staying One Step Ahead Of Cyber Attackers with Threat Intel

Mert Sarıca
VP, Cyber Defense Center, Akbank
Ümit Nadim
Country Manager, FireEye
10:50 - 11:00

How to Predict Data Breaches Using Machine Learning & Big Data

Ayşin Gök
Country Manager, NormShield
11:00 - 11:10

Privilege First

Nurdoğan Çıkı
Cyber Security Team Leader, THY
Esra Çalışkan
Regional Sales Manager, CyberArk
11:10 - 11:20

How To Train Your Dragon

Kürşad Sezgin
Sales Manager, Barracuda
11:20 - 11:30

Social Hacking

Gabe Goldhirsh
Vice President, MEA/APAC, Zerofox
11:30 - 11:40

Rethinking Data Security

Eren Sönmez
Principal Presales Consultant, Symantec Turkey
11:40 - 11:50

Enterprise Security with Cyber Intelligence

Caner Dağlı
Technical Manager, Nebula
11:50 - 12:40

New Age of Cyber Threaths

Alpaslan Binici
IT Security Manager, Şekerbank
Aytekin Güzeliş
CISO, AvivaSA Emeklilik ve Hayat
Bektaş Özkan
Operations Director, Sabancı
Hakan Tokay
Security Operation Manager, Turkcell
Sibel Merey
IT Security, Risk and Compliance Manager, Şişecam
Hakan Tercan
Unit Manager, Information Security, Halkbank

Trends & Capabilities

10:15 - 10:30

What is Container Security?

Alper Ümit Yılmaz
IT Service & System Operations Director,
10:30 - 10:40

Machine Learning & AI in Cyber Security

Furkan Batman
Cyber Security Team Leader, Platin Bilişim
10:40 - 10:50

Swarm Intelligence in Cyber Security

Melih Kırkgöz
“Office of the CTO” Member, Regional Technology Director, Fortinet
10:50 - 11:00

Cyber Security Meets Data Security

Levent Ortaköylüoğlu
Executive Partner, Natica
Selim Öziş
Security Architect, Natica
11:00 - 11:10

Cyber Deception Solutions for Early Internal Threat Detection & Incident Response

Serkan Akcan
CEO, Nebula
11:10 - 11:20

Changing the Paradigm Using Deception

Doron Kolton
Chief Strategy Officer, Emerging Technologies, Fidelis Security
11:20 - 11:30

Real Practices in OT Security

Alper Şulan
Coordinator, IT Risk and Compliance, TÜPRAŞ
11:30 - 11:40

How to Prepare Security Landscape for Cloud?

11:40 - 11:50

New Era: Application Security Testing Orchestration (ASTO)

Cenk Kalpakoğlu
CTO, EndPoint Labs
11:50 - 12:40

The War in Automation Security: IT vs OT

Savaş Ergen
Infrastructure & Operations Director, CK Enerji
Pelin Pehlivan
Group Manager, Information Security, Risk and Compliance, Enerjisa
Mehmet Karadeniz
CIO, ADM Elektrik Dağıtım
Murat Yılmaz
Technology Projects Consultant, Meram EDAŞ
Ezgi Ceylan
Account Manager, Barikat

Networking Lunch & Roundtables


Running The Business of Security

Elif Uslu
Head of Security & Business Continuity, BNP Paribas Cardif
Akif Mert Avcı
Manager, Information Security, IT Process and Compliance, Vakıfbank
Ümit Malkoç
Unit Manager, Information Security, IT Risk & Business Continuity, Garanti Bankası
Özer Gülce
Manager, Information Security, & Governance, Alternatif Bank
Barış Dönmez
Senior Manager, Security Governance & Capabilities, Turkcell
Dr. Burak Uluocak
Head of Enterprise Agile Project Delivery & Governance, Türkiye Finans

Afternoon Sessions - Technical Insights (Parallel Sessions)

Track 1: Managed Security

15:00 - 15:20

Overcoming Security Objections and Making Security A Differentiator

Muharrem Erdoğdu
Customer Engineer, Google Cloud
15:20 - 15:40

Case Study: IGA Offensive Security

Emrah Bayarçelik
Group Manager, IT Infrastructure & Security, IGA
Ramazan Çelik
Deputy General Manager, Barikat
15:40 - 16:00

SOC Operations to Bolster Cyber Security Capabilities

Track 2: Endpoint Protection

15:00 - 15:20

Defining Endpoint Protection in Digitally Disrupted Times

Erhan Anuk
Enterprise Account Manager, Symantec
15:20 - 15:40

A New Era of Cyber Threats: The Shift to Self Learning, Self Defending Networks

Elizabeth de Freitas
Regional Manager, Darktrace
15:40 - 16:00

Security Awareness: Users are the Weakest Link

Bülent Muşlu
SVP, Information Security, IT Compliance and Service Management, Bankalararası Kart Merkezi

Track 3: Analytics, AI, ML

15:00 - 15:20

AI-powered Integration, Automation and Cyber Threat Response

Melih Kırkgöz
“Office of the CTO” Member, Regional Technology Director, Fortinet
15:20 - 15:40

Deception Technologies: Defined, Explained, and Explored

15:40 - 16:00

How to Strengthen Application Security with Limited Budget?

Track 4: Identity & Trust

15:00 - 15:20

Defending against Privileged Account Attacks

Serhat Erkan
Senior Sales Engineer, CyberArk
15:20 - 15:40

The New Border: Identity

İbrahim Güler
Senior IT Security Consultant, Inforte
15:40 - 16:00

Kron Case Study: Identity for an Open Perimeter

Ömer Çuhadaroğlu
Expert Enterprise Security Architect, Turkcell

Track 5: Threat Intelligence & Response

15:00 - 15:20

Your Security from-East-to-west

Gürsel Arıcı
Presales Manager, Picus Security
15:20 - 15:40

Adaptive Cyber Deception for Early & Accurate Threat Detection & Response

Bahi Hour
SE Director, META, Attivo Networks
15:40 - 16:00

Making Threat Hunting a Reality

Ahmed Ali
Lead Systems Engineer META, Fidelis Security

Track 6: Data Security & Risk Management

15:00 - 15:20

Protect the People and Critical Data Everywhere Through a Human-centric Approach

Murat Bayraktar
Sales Engineering Manager, Forcepoint
15:20 - 15:40

Managing Third Party Cyber Risk Using Security Ratings

Ferhat Dikbıyık
R&D Manager, NormShield
Ayşin Gök
Country Manager, NormShield
15:40 - 16:00

Social Hacking & Risk Management

Gabe Goldhirsh
Vice President, MEA/APAC, Zerofox

Track 7: Data & Cloud Security

15:00 - 15:20

Container Networking and Security

Ayhan Çelik
Senior System Engineer, Networking & Security, VMware
15:20 - 15:40

Let’s Train Your Dragon

Feyza Kavala
System Engineer, Barracuda
15:40 - 16:00

Building Security in Cloud

Track 8: KVKK / OT Security

15:00 - 15:20

How to Be Compliant with KVKK

Şerif Özdede
IT Risk & Compliance Specialist, Nebula
15:20 - 15:40

OT Security Outcomes in Energy Industry

Sunay Musaoğlu
Senior Solution Manager, KoçSistem
15:40 - 16:00

Penetration Tests for ICS & SCADA Systems

Doç. Dr. Bilgin Metin
Faculty Member, MIS, Bogazici University

Startup Session


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